Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
One of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England.
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England. It is affectionately and locally known as ‘La’al Ratty’, which means ‘little railway’ in olde Cumbrian dialect. Their fleet of heritage steam and diesel engines transports passengers from Ravenglass to Dalegarth for Boot, some 210 ft above sea level, with the main terminus at Ravenglass sitting within two UNESCO World Heritage sites, The Lake District National Park and Frontiers of the Roman Empire.
A journey on this Lake District narrow gauge railway line is just the beginning of your adventure. From taking a step back in time at the fascinating Ravenglass Railway Museum to exploring the area's scenic walking and cycling trails, to a visit to the nearby Muncaster Castle and Gardens, there are activities for the whole family to enjoy.